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The Ford Thunderbird car combines style and performance in an awesome manner. It has a regal styling design and head turning sporty looks. The interior has an exquisite styling design with an assortment of luxurious amenities within your reach. It has a comfortable ride quality and impressive handling. Equipping the thunderbird with the appropriate set of tires will enhance its performance and ride quality. CARiD has lined up a team of experts to advice on the best selection for your car. They stock summer tires and winter tires. However, you may opt to acquire the all season tires to eliminate the need for continuous changeover with every subsequent season. Nevertheless, it should be understood that all season tires are not as effective in extreme weather conditions as the specialized tires. CARiD also stock all terrain tires for those who love to the great outdoors. These tires are designed to withstand the rough treatment associated with the deep woods. A run-flat tire is also advantageous on such occasions because it facilitates safe driving even when the tire is damaged.

Ford Thunderbird tires are made from top grade materials such as natural and synthetic rubbers, steel and compound chemicals. They manufacturing process involves innovative techniques geared to ensure the final product meets the strident standards set by the market. Installation of the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is important to maintain air pressure and appropriate temperatures. These devices are installed on the tires to monitor air pressure and temperature. They transmit data to the vehicle’s computer regularly and warn the driver when a particular tire is under inflated. All tires are designed to serve for a specific period before being retired. The threads are affected by rough weather and terrain. Reduced threads diminish performance and safety. They hamper the free flow of air through the grooves thereby increasing heat buildup and perpetuating tire failure.

Guides & Articles

  • TPMS Sensors
    New TPMS Sensors | The Best Choice With Your New Wheels & Tires
    Tire Pressure Monitoring System sensors (TPMS sensors) are fitted in place on the inner surface of your wheel, inside your tire. Attached to that sensor is a valve stem that protrudes outside the tire for the purposes of adding air. A built-in pressure detector monitors tire inflation at all times when the vehicle's ignition is on. That pressure detector has its own battery and transmitter which relays information to the car's main computer. Vehicle control systems read input from all four tires, and will alert the driver via a warning light if the pressure in any one of them drops 25% or more below a pre-determined level. The idea is to give a driver an "early warning" if any tires are low, so that the tire pressures can be corrected.
  • Tires
    You Say You Want Ridiculously Huge Tires?
    If you’re looking to improve the off-road capability of your 4X4, or simply want to give it a tougher look, larger, more aggressive tires are most likely on your wish list. To accommodate the larger tire, we’ll need to increase the height between the vehicle frame and the axles with a lift kit. Here are several advices to get the right lift kit.
  • Tires
    The Hidden Secrets of Tires.
    Tires are hiding lots of engineering secrets inside their black rubber casings, and the variations in tire builds are endless. Even the black rubber itself is full of high tech and carefully guarded secrets. Each component in the mix contributes a specific set of properties that the manufacturer wants in the finished tire. The hidden secrets of modern tires are very difficult to uncover even when the tires are worn out.
  • Wheels & Rims
    Are Bigger Wheels Better Wheels?
    Replacing a standard size steel wheel with the same size of cast light alloy wheel improves performance and road-holding considerably, without any reduction in comfort. Further improvement in road-holding comes with increased wheel size, combined with a corresponding reduction in the height of the tire walls, a procedure called “Plus-Sizing”.
  • Tires
    Replacing Your Original Factory Tires 101.
    If you are not satisfied with the way your car drives, get new tires of the same size and characteristics. Look at the side of the worn-out tire and make sure that your new tires have the same key dimensions and ratings. The tire sidewall not only proudly displays the name of the manufacturer, it also features three sets of codes that give you key information about the tire.
  • Wheels & Rims
    Original Wheels Not Good Enough?
    Many car enthusiasts fit custom wheels today. That is why there is a big market for lightweight custom wheels. Offering much more than just a look, they are available in a wide choice of designs, fitments and properties that cater to individual tastes and needs or car enthusiasts.
  • Tires
    Tire Basics for Dummies.
    Finding the right tire to fit on a vehicle is not easy. There are different profile tires, there are different rubber compounds and there are tire tread patterns for all kinds of weather conditions. The tires you buy must have a load rating and a speed classification that fit your vehicle.
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